This specification covers bare concentric-lay-stranded conductors made from bare, hard-drawn, round, aluminum-clad steel wires for generail use of electrical purposes. This specification does not apply to stranded conductors for reinforcement in ACSR conductors. The conductors shall conform to the required values of breaking strength, nominal diameter and number of individual wires, conductor diameter, mass per unit length and electrical resistance.. Physical and electrical tests shall be performed on the wires before stranding.
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1.1 This specification covers bare concentric-lay-stranded conductors made from bare, hard-drawn, round, aluminum-clad steel wires of 20.3 % conductivity for general use of electrical purposes. This specification does not apply to stranded conductors for reinforcement in ACSR conductors.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B354 Terminology Relating to Uninsulated Metallic Electrical Conductors
B415 Specification for Hard-Drawn Aluminum-Clad Steel Wire
NBS Handbook 100Copper Wire Tables of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Available from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Dr., Stop 1070, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070, http://www.nist.gov.
aluminum electrical conductor–aluminum-clad steel; aluminum electrical conductor–stranded; aluminum-clad steel electrical conductors; clad steel electrical conductor; concentric-lay-stranded aluminum-clad steel electrical conductors; electrical conductor;
ICS Number Code 29.240.20 (Power transmission and distribution lines)
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